Monthly Archives : January 2014

Tutorial – Binding a quilt

I have written so many quilt patterns now that I have described binding instructions over and over again. Binding a quilt is one of those things that, after a while, you just do without thinking so when it comes to writing the instructions down, I have to engage my brain to describe the steps. As […]

A bag before breakfast

Sometimes I find I spend all day working and get very little done but this morning I squeezed in a whole bag before I took my son to school! Pretty good going. I did, thanks to the little one getting me out of bed at 5, make a start when it was still dark, so […]

Meadow quilt one, done…

This one was pieced in a day but I managed to drag out the quilting somewhat but changing my mind and unpicking about 50 times! Well, about 3 times anyway. I planned from the start to quilt lots just in the white areas and make the triangles stand out but nothing I tried looked nice […]

New year, New collection…

I have barely woken up from my Christmas break and yet it seems to be all go for a new and exciting year already. I had a knock on the door from the UBS man last night with a big box full of fabric. I am still sewing projects with Henna and have patterns to […]